1,000 signatures reached
To: The Owners
The Non Renewal of the Highdown Tearoom’s Tenancy Agreement
To reconsider their decision NOT to renew the Highdown Tearooms tenancy agreement.
Why is this important?
The Highdown Tearooms is a much loved establishment for the people of Worthing in West Sussex and beyond.
This dog friendly cafe is a lovely place to meet up with friends, and is popular with dog walkers, walkers, and for those visiting the adjoining Highdown Gardens.
It has been there for many years, and is a very popular and thriving business, so it was a shock to hear that their tenancy agreement is not being renewed by the owners.
The notice of non renewal says that the premises have to be vacated by the 6th July.
Further update today 3rd July.
Donna has been advised that the tearoom can now continue trading until the 18th July 2018.
Further update today 10th July. From Donna.
29th July 2018
Sadly, the 29th July 2018 will be our last day at the Tearoom.
Today is not about me. I feel for our staff who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. I feel for all our customers who have lost somewhere they could sit, chat, relax and hopefully feel valued.
I’m sorry but I can’t say much more at the moment, but I thank every one of you from the bottom of my heart that has taken time to visit the tearoom to personally wish us all the best, those of you that took the time to sign the petition and to those of you that took time to add such special comments to the Worthing Herald and our Facebook page. I could not have wished for better people to call my friends. A special thank you goes out to our four-legged friends for bringing in their owners each week.
We want to make our closing weekend something special. We will all be putting our heads together to come up with some idea’s. All suggestions welcome!
We will keep you updated.
10th July 2018